The Jalopy Journal
Root, back when I was into SBC's
The motor that tickled my fancy was the small journal 327. When it got tired, a drag racer snapped it up.
427 Shelby, if they were avail.:eek:
In my '31 coupe, in 1970 I bent sm. dia. conduit around the inside front edge of cowl, gas welded at 1" spacing, filled, sanded, cut a template...
Great story, 4-5 of us Manchester area rodders visited Reggie in Nottingham. Coin-of-realm lore, was a stack of 6-71 blowers, next to his low key...
Dick Mills, Reggie Bernier, two buds who've been thru a lot!
1952-3, Reggie was ticketed in Portsmouth, yep, Speeding.
Narrow "dolly" end edger or
flat-bar w/end as lever-fulcrum.
Supporting from backside
^^^ and a diagnosis, from
Dr. Forbes! :) (good call!)
Clever, insulating or upping flow, on the pump suction side.
Can't fathom it, but around six years old, knew I wanted to 'make' a car.
Younger ones, sons & daughters, see the light in dad's eyes. If it intrigues, so much the better. ;)
Hear hear guys! ;)
Pies aren't square...
And "thinner than a tin gasket."
(to bump up the ratio)
Think a doubled gasket may have sometimes attempt, to seal. Not to advise this. I always center-punched the end seal surfaces mid-width, along a...
On the display of readings, the grey are range of sweep, (typ.) and black is std. or central value
First time I drove thru a toll booth on GW bridge near Manhatten, dropped the window, paid, "Nice!" was the attendant's reply. ;)
Them power units...
Nice job on front spring ctr mount.
Good detail writeup, thanks.
Mr Becker, of Maine is a stalwart of these.
I thought the dark brown chopped 32 3-winder was his, full fendered?
Plenty of coverage of the car, here & magazines. Could be another noted gent.
Not to worry Bob,
Doane Spencer's coupe set the bar!
(That's kind of a slam...."clean".)
Chopped rods - West Coasr
Lowered rods - East Coast ;)
M-20, low first is the ticket.
4th, at 3.08 or 3.23, 'overdrive'.
Seems $80 is fair for the work req.
to make one.
In a lighter A coupe, the 340 hp Chev cam gave fabulous mid-range performance. 45 years ago, I ran 3.08's and a wide-range Muncie.
4 th was a 1 -...
MGTS's model displays issues well!
Ran one for 16 years, new points each Springtime.
Inside, coupe, sedan.
Averagin' along fer sure! The spiders come into play around each turn/curve as the outer axle turns more, and inside axle less.
So the Hudson as...
Might be where "Guilding the Lily"
Chromers talked of 'color' of finish,
Ni, Chr, Polished Al
If you align & cut well, I'd be tempted to wait on the roof. It will create a stiff panel. Depends if you want do a 'unit' versus, doing each...
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